Rest Areas

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The State of New Mexico Rest Areas Handbook

District 1

Anthony Welcome Center – Open

Butterfield Trail – Open

Ft. Craig – Open

Ft. Selden – Open

Gage – Open

Las Cruces Overlook – Open

Walking Sands – Open

Yucca – Open

District 2

Maljamar Rest Area, US 82, Mile Marker: 143 – Open

Mesa Rest Area, US 285, Mile Marker: 149 – Open

Waldrop Rest Area, US 380, Mile Marker: 196 – Open

District 5

Rattlesnake Draw Rest Area – on I40, between mile marker 207 and 208 – one area on each side of highway – Open

La Bajada Rest Area – on I25, between mile markers 268 and 269 – accessible from northbound side only – Open

Rio Grande Gorge Rest Area – on US 64, next to Rio Grande Gorge Bridge – accessible from either direction –  Open

District 6

Manuelito Rest Area & Visitor Center – EB I-40, MP 3.2. – Currently closed

Acomita Rest Area – EB/WB I-40, Exit 102. – Open